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Author Archives: Cristian Chiovari

Multiple versions of Java on OS X Mountain Lion

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Before Mountain Lion, Java was bundled inside OS X. It seems that during the upgrade, the Java 6 version I had on my machine was removed. Apparently the reason for uninstalling Java during the upgrade process was caused by a security issue that the Java runtime had.In this way you are forced to install the latest version which fixed this ...

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Understanding the concept behind ThreadLocal

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Intro I was aware of thread local but never had the occasion of really using it until recently. So I start digging a little bit on the subject because I needed an easy way of propagating some user information via the different layers of my web application without changing the signature of each method called. Small prerequisite info A thread ...

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